The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
WOSU News Archives For: December 3, 2007
The Ohio Civil Rights Commission’s new rule, requiring most small businesses to offer at least 12 weeks of unpaid pregnancy and maternity leave, is on hold for at least three months.
Speculation turned into confirmation Sunday night for Ohio State football fans when the Bowl Championship Series games were announced. This is the second year in a row the Bucks will have a shot at bringing home a national title. While Sunday’s announcement prompted many OSU fans to buy bowl packages, it caused others to request a refund.
American Municipal Power Company provides energy to customers in more than 100 cities and towns throughout Ohio.
While much of the world medical community took measure of the fight against world AIDS during the week-end, an estimated 600 researchers, public health officials and non-profit advocates were in Columbus for a global summit on diabetes. A disease which health officials predict will cause the same number of deaths this year as H-I-V Aids.